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    The Charmer

    Directed by Milad Alami
    Denmark | 100 minutes | New Voices New Visions

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    The Charmer

    Directed by Milad Alami
    Denmark | 100 minutes | New Voices New Visions

  • View Trailer

    The Charmer

    Directed by Milad Alami
    Denmark | 100 minutes | New Voices New Visions

  • View Trailer

    The Charmer

    Directed by Milad Alami
    Denmark | 100 minutes | New Voices New Visions

  

WINNER: New Voices/New Vision Jury Award  

A searing and topical exploration of the immigrant experience shot through with elements of psychological thriller and erotic drama, Milad Alami’s striking feature debut follows an Iranian man’s increasingly desperate attempts to secure citizenship by seducing a string of Danish women.

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film synopsis

A searing and topical exploration of the immigrant experience shot through with elements of psychological thriller and erotic drama, Milad Alami’s striking debut feature is a complex tale of isolation, identity and the desperate search for one’s place in the world.

Nearly every night, handsome Esmail dons the same suit and heads to the same upscale wine bar, looking to meet and hook up with lonely women. But Esmail isn’t your typical pickup artist. An Iranian immigrant living in Denmark, he needs to find a Danish partner soon or face deportation. As the clock winds down and pressure mounts, a captivating young woman enters Esmail’s life, threatening to upend his carefully calibrated existence. The Charmer offers an intense, probing portrait of a man struggling to secure a better life, even if it means hurting others and losing himself in the process.

In competition for the New Voices New Visions Award.

film details

Original Language Title: Charmøren
Country: Denmark
Year: 2017
Running Time: 100 minutes
Language: Danish, English and Farsi
Subtitles: Yes
Director: Milad Alami
Producers: Stinna Lassen
Principal Cast: Ardalan Esmaili, Soho Rezanejad, Lars Brygmann, Susan Taslimi
Cinematographers: Sophia Olsson
Editor: Olivia Neergaard-Holm
Music: Martin Dirkov
Screenwriter: Ingeborg Topsøe, Milad Alami

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